Singer, Songwriter, DJ and all-around artistic soul Nikki Kynard aka Niks began her music career gracing stages all over the U.S. where she performed on tour with Lil Wayne for celebrity filled audiences. She has been recognized for her unique style, both writing and singing on Lil Wayne’s platinum “Carter II” album where she contributed to tracks “Weezy Baby” and “Get Over”.  Most recently, Niks established a passion for curating sound at exclusive events, experiences and festivals. Since her start as a professional DJ, Niks has traveled the world, with her last stint being the resident DJ for W Hotel Maldives. 2019 was an incredible year for DJ Niks as she was called to play the 2019 Espy Awards, 2019 MOMA Armory Party, 2019 US Open, and Madison Square Garden for some of the biggest crowds so far. Her post pandemic comeback has been incredible as she was chosen to curate all of the music and DJ the 2021 WSJ Innovator Awards. She is a true musician that has the ability to mix many different genres within her DJ sets; Disco, funk, Detroit techno, house, soul, hip hop, reggae, dance and she also spins vinyl records. Being an entertainer she often finds herself playing a long track and stepping from behind the DJ booth to dance with the crowd. Her energy is contagious!